7 Academy of Performing Arts staff and students have been celebrating excellent results in their most recent examinations with the United Teachers of Dance. After six months of coaching, the school’s students proudly received a 100% pass rate. Students at the Horsehay school range in age from two to and 18 years old in a range of disciplines including Tap, Modern and Musical Theatre. Five students – Grace Marshall, Rebekah Stevenson, Bethany Williams, Hannah Marshall and Charlotte Flood – were also nominated by the examiners to attend the UTD annual scholarship competition, to be held in later this year.
Beth Heath, owner of the award-winning events company Shropshire Festivals, has been appointed chairwoman of the Shropshire Business Board, taking over from Paul Bennett. Beth